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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the PCC(S)A 2000The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is the principal...
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LR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[title numbers out of which this lease is granted. Leave blank if not...
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Brexit impact11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 30th Nov
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Brexit11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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Background to the contaminated land regime (the regime)What is it?Contaminated land is any land which appears to the local authority in whose area it...
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Produced in partnership with Bond Dickinson LLP 29th Nov
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Determining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in the statutory guidance for determining liability under the...
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29th Nov
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What is contaminated land risk assessment?Risk means: •the likelihood that harm, or pollution of water, will occur as a result of contaminants in, on...
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28th Nov
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Law Society practice note on contaminated landThe Law Society issued a warning card on contaminated land in April 2002. This was replaced by a...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 28th Nov
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Managing contaminated land liabilities is an important consideration in construction projects. Liability for land contamination is most likely to...
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What is the nature of the liability?The Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990) is a liability-based regime established to deal with the...
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28th Nov
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What are controlled waters for the purposes of Pt IIA?'Controlled waters' are defined in the EPA 1990 as having the same meaning as in the Water...
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Meaning of remediation'Remediation' is given a relatively wide definition in the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990). It may involve...
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What causes contaminants to migrate?Contamination from historic uses or pollution spills can migrate off-site or on-site for various reasons:•many...
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Land contamination liabilitiesThe main types of liabilities associated with land contamination and water pollution are summarised in Table A.Table...
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Obligation to grant accessThe owner or occupier of contaminated land (grantor) has a statutory obligation to allow remediation works to be carried out...
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28th Nov
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Contaminated land'Land contamination' is a general term used to describe any land that may be contaminated in some way. 'Contaminated land', is a...
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28th Nov
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Determining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in the statutory guidance for determining liability under the...
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28th Nov
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Requirement for remediationEnforcing authorities must ensure that any land they identify as contaminated land under the Environmental Protection Act...
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